Punchestown – Ireland’s Largest Event Venue

Punchestown is home to winners both on and off the track! If you are looking for a venue which will inspire success – you have found it.

Punchestown spans over 500 acres of the Co. Kildare countryside and its facilities are unique and vast which offer an unlimited degree of flexibility which is then tailored to suit each client’s individual event requirements. This makes Punchestown Ireland’s largest entertainment venue and it has state of the art infrastructure to match.  The easily accessible and impressive facility is a hive of activity, annually hosting an abundance of public events, festivals, agricultural shows, concerts, tradeshows, exhibitions, conferences and corporate activities.

The Surrounding area

Punchestown is one of the most easily accessible and centrally located venues of its kind in Ireland. A stone’s throw away from the picturesque town of Naas in Co. Kildare, Punchestown is conveniently located minutes from the M7 motorway and only 25 Km from the epicentre of Dublin City, while Ireland’s primary gateway, Dublin Airport is only  a mere 40 Km away. The quaint towns and villages surrounding Punchestown have an abundance of wonderful places to stay, whether they require 5* luxury or the home comforts of a truly Irish stay in a local B&B the ideal solution is on offer in close proximity to the venue with over 500 hotel bed nights available nearby if required. This is combined with very competitive rates to ensure the cost of staging an event is minimised with budgets in mind from the organiser’s perspective.

Overview of facilities

As an event organiser you will benefit from in excess of over 100,000 sq. ft. of exhibition space in a variety of venues, which combines with the ability to accommodate over 17,000 cars on site, 150,000 sq. ft. of external tarmac space adjacent to the exhibition space, the choice of over 30 individual conferencing and meeting facilities varying in size depending on your requirements, on-site medical, crèche and press facilities, helipads, turnstiles, registration areas, cloakroom facilities as well as secure cash keeping services if desired. All of which are catered for by numerous bar and restaurant facilities located throughout the venue, while we also have the ability to install additional catering facilities where required to further enhance your flexibility and provide the ideal platform for your event.

The Punchestown Event Centre

The Punchestown Event Centre is a state of the art event space which comprises of 5,600 sq. metres of exhibition space on one level in a unique single span facility to ensure maximum flexibility of the venue can be achieved. Depending on the final layout it has the potential to accommodate over 8,000 people and is wheelchair accessible, enabling the facility to be specifically tailored according to the preferred layout. The Punchestown Event Centre is extremely user friendly and easily accessible, a crucial factor from an event organiser’s perspective to ensure your clients in attendance have a smooth, straightforward and enjoyable experience at your event.

The Punchestown Trackside Pavilion

As you would expect from Ireland’s largest entertainment venue, Punchestown has endless possibilities and a variety of venues depending on the size, scale and requirements of your event all of which are in close proximity to one another.

The Punchestown Trackside Pavilion is a fine example of this, the 1,750 sq. metre venue is in close proximity to the Punchestown Event Centre and ideally located with stunning views of the racecourse through the large glass fronted façade. Complimented by a private lawn to the front of the venue it plays host to many large conferences, exhibitions and gala dining events.

To find out more visit: https://www.punchestown.com/ or visit them on the Kildare region at Connect17!